28 octobre 2020

Lyft Talked to Bosch About Self-Driving Car Partnership, Investmen

  Lyft has had talks over the previous yr about becoming a member of forces on self-driving–automobile improvement with German automotive system producer Bosch, based on two individuals with direct data of the discussions.  Lyft additionally has thought of promoting a stake in its self-driving–automobile unit to a participant akin to Bosch, stated the 2 individuals. The standing of the talks with Bosch, which have been ongoing as just lately as this summer season, isn’t clear. Bosch has an automatic driving... [Lire la suite]

06 octobre 2020

Lyft Talked to Bosch About Self-Driving Car Partnership, Investment

Lyft CEO Logan Green. Photo credit: JD Lasica on Flickr, under Creative Commons license  Ride-hailing company Lyft has held talks with Bosch, the German engineering multinational, concerning a self-driving technology partnership between both companies that could lead to an investment from Bosch, according to a report [paywall] from The Information. According to The Information, Lyft has considered selling a stake in its self-driving division to an outside company such as Bosch, which... [Lire la suite]
29 mai 2019

Lyft announces new suite of safety features

Lyft announces new suite of safety features Safety is fundamental for ride-hailing services, taking steps in this direction Lyft has recently announced a new suite of safety features and programs. The company believes that these efforts will make it easier for riders to find their ride, alert emergency services in the event of an unsafe situation, and ensure any ride issues are communicated back to support team and drivers themselves. The added new features are: • Increased in-app license plate visibility The best way to... [Lire la suite]
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10 mars 2018

Lyft partners with Aptiv to offer robot taxi rides at CES 2018

Lyft partners with Aptiv to offer robot taxi rides at CES 2018 Lyft is partnering with self-driving technology company Aptiv to offer rides in its robot taxis during CES in Las Vegas next week. There will be a safety driver behind the wheel, so the trips will not be completely driverless. Unlike a normal Lyft experience, the cars will only travel to 20 preprogrammed destinations. companies that come to CES to demonstrate self-driving technology do so in closed parking lots where they can control every aspect of the experience.... [Lire la suite]
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16 février 2018

2 Key Ways Robotaxis Can Entice Humans (& Get Them To Ditch Their Cars)

Credit: NHTSA There’s a common claim that autonomous vehicles will definitely take over the market and we humans will essentially stop driving ourselves places (except to the extent that some of us still keep horses to ride on). There’s an often combined claim that people will give up auto ownership and use robotaxis instead. Then there’s the perhaps equally common response: “nuh-uh.” Or: “I don’t see it happening. People like driving, like being in control, and treat having a car as a status issue.” I haven’t... [Lire la suite]
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15 janvier 2018

As Lyft Begins Testing Autonomous Cars, Insurance Concerns for California Drivers

The newest company to gain approval for testing autonomous cars in California is ride-hail service, Lyft. This should come as no surprise since the company announced their autonomous car expansion plan earlier this year. Lyft has partnered with companies like Ford to achieve a goal of streamlined and affordable transportation and is just one of many companies that already have or plan on applying for permits to test autonomous cars in California. With the rise of autonomous car usage, California residents need to prepare for insurance... [Lire la suite]
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18 décembre 2017

ACE – the partnership that changes mobility?

Vehicle technology trends usually happen very slowly and often include unpredictable innovation. To truly succeed, a variety of often seemingly unrelated inputs are required. Connecting the dots looking backwards is easy. As we look forwards, can we connect the connected, automated and electric vehicle technology dots to drive a new vehicle paradigm? The question for consideration is: are they becoming one and the same? Is connected and automated vehicle (CAV) technology reliant upon full electrification, and is full electrification... [Lire la suite]
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09 février 2017

Lyft says robots will drive most of its cars in five years

Lyft says robots will drive most of its cars in five years   Lyft — trying to keep up with its longtime ride-hailing competitor Uber, which just rolled out a self-driving pilot in Pittsburgh — is being more explicit about what company president John Zimmer has dubbed the “third transportation revolution.” Zimmer laid out that plan in a Medium post published today, titled “The Third Transportation Revolution: Lyft’s Vision for the Next Ten Years and Beyond.” In the post, he described efforts to roll out self-driving... [Lire la suite]
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27 septembre 2015

Baby, We Won’t Drive Our Cars: The Future Of Automotive Transportation

Earlier this summer, Trinity had the pleasure of hosting a Transportation Tech dinner with some of the brightest minds in the space, including Uber’s lead data scientist, Lyft’s leader of operations strategy, RelayRides’ head of marketing, and the CEOs of ZIRX, MileIQ, Chariot, and Automatic. The discussion can be summed up in large part by one unifying insight: “Transportation tech is not only changing how we get from A to B, it’s fundamentally altering the underlying infrastructure of our cities.” This observation led to... [Lire la suite]